DIY Gold Picture Frames

DIY gold corner picture frames! Super easy DIY project. Who knew so little could do so much for a room? This past weekend I was in a total DIY mood so I decided to see what I had in my apartment that could use a makeover. I had some gold spray paint leftover after a craft session with my team at work. Yep, you read that right. Sometimes we craft and drink wine after hours. It’s great!

This is from our last paperflower making session for an event we did. DIY gold corner picture frames! Super easy DIY project. Who knew so little could do so much for a room? Living downtown San Francisco, I don’t exactly have a driveway or backyard to do projects in, so I haven’t been doing a lot of painting and especially not spray painting. A while back, I was down in the basement taking out the trash and I discovered a little “concrete garden” right outside my the backdoor. It’s a pretty narrow path, but it’s clean, outside with fresh air, bright and even has a little “vegetable garden” so it’s my new project spot!

I had some simple white and black IKEA frames that I wanted to spruce up and figured some spray paint would do the trick. It’s a super easy project, but it adds just enough pizazz to make a difference. Read more about the how and what prints I got from Minted here.

What you’ll need:

Take the frames apart and lay them out on the old newspaper. DIY gold corner picture frames! Super easy DIY project. Who knew so little could do so much for a room? Measure up how far out you want the gold corners. Use a pencil to make a small mark on both sides. DIY gold corner picture frames! Super easy DIY project. Who knew so little could do so much for a room? Start taping up the corners first and then tape the rest of the frame. Make sure you don’t have any bubbles or holes in the tape, especially at the start and finish. You want a clean gold line when you pull the tape off. DIY gold corner picture frames! Super easy DIY project. Who knew so little could do so much for a room? I  had some black frames laying around as well, so I painted those too, but I haven’t found the right prints to put in them yet. Any suggestions? DIY gold corner picture frames! Super easy DIY project. Who knew so little could do so much for a room? Get the gold spray can ready and shake it well before you paint. Start of slow and don’t hold the spray too close. Pretend like you’re still doing paint strokes but with the spray. That way it should evenly distribute and you won’t have any running. DIY gold corner picture frames! Super easy DIY project. Who knew so little could do so much for a room? Once you’re done, let them sit for at least one hour before you take the tape of. Take some pictures for Instagram and relax while the paint dries. DIY gold corner picture frames! Super easy DIY project. Who knew so little could do so much for a room? Slowly remove the tape and tadaaaa! It should look something like this. DIY gold corner picture frames! Super easy DIY project. Who knew so little could do so much for a room? DIY gold corner picture frames! Super easy DIY project. Who knew so little could do so much for a room? Both prints are from Minted and you can find the specific ones from my kitchen update.

Done any fun DIY projects lately? Share your favorites or let me know what you think of this one in the comments!

Until Next Time, Hadet På Badet!

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2 comments

    1. Thank you Rania! Yes it’s super easy and makes such a difference from just the white frames! Thank you for stopping by :)

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